Non-Sierra Installers and Patches

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Re: Non-Sierra Installers and Patches

Post by Collector » Sat Apr 19, 2014 3:09 am

I uploaded a DOSBox version for Hand of Fate. I think the sound quality is better than the ScummVM version.

I looked at three, but it has some required files packed in an archive with a ".001" extension, but I can't determine what format it is. I can unpack it with the original installer, but I can't really automate that. I don't really want to add these files to an NSIS installer as it would add about 10 MB to the installer.
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Re: Non-Sierra Installers and Patches

Post by Collector » Fri Apr 25, 2014 12:59 pm

How about a Sanitarium installer?
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Re: Non-Sierra Installers and Patches

Post by BBP » Fri Apr 25, 2014 2:24 pm

I got that game, could check it for you...
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Re: Non-Sierra Installers and Patches

Post by adeyke » Fri Apr 25, 2014 6:10 pm

That's a game I own, but which I recall not being able to ever run. It sounds like a prime candidate for a compatibilifying installer.

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Re: Non-Sierra Installers and Patches

Post by Collector » Fri Apr 25, 2014 7:35 pm

Check the first post
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Re: Non-Sierra Installers and Patches

Post by adeyke » Sat Apr 26, 2014 2:49 pm

I installed it, and I was able to play the first area, which is more than I could do before, so apparently it works. The only issue I had is that, even though I specified it should install from one CD drive (and it did), it ejected the tray of a different drive when it was time to swap discs.

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Post by Collector » Sat Apr 26, 2014 3:00 pm

That is odd. Is one of them a virtual drive?
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Post by adeyke » Sat Apr 26, 2014 6:17 pm

Yes. I installed off my virtual G: drive, and it opened the tray on my physical D: drive.

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Re: Non-Sierra Installers and Patches

Post by Collector » Sat Apr 26, 2014 7:09 pm

I'll look into it, though I have never noticed such behavior. I often make images of CD games that I am working on an installer for if I need to repeatedly test it, especially if it is a multi CD game. Good excuse to use my new ripping tool.
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Post by Collector » Sat Apr 26, 2014 10:14 pm

This will take some time to work out.
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Re: Non-Sierra Installers and Patches

Post by adeyke » Sun Apr 27, 2014 3:59 am

It's not really a big problem. All it means for me is that I have to push the button on my drive when I'm done installing.

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Post by Collector » Sun Apr 27, 2014 11:03 pm

Should be fixed now to open the selected CD rather than the first.
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Re: Non-Sierra Installers and Patches

Post by adeyke » Mon Apr 28, 2014 11:08 am

I can confirm that the issue no longer happens on my system.

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Re: Non-Sierra Installers and Patches

Post by Tawmis » Tue Apr 29, 2014 1:43 pm

I like that "it will take some time to fix it" is done in less than like 24 hours. :lol:

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Re: Non-Sierra Installers and Patches

Post by Collector » Tue Apr 29, 2014 2:33 pm

I ended up asking for some information from the NSIS developers. I did not know how long it would take for them to respond.
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